With Jet Greaves back in the NHL for a game with the Columbus Blue Jackets this week amid an All-Star season in the American Hockey League, now seemed a perfect time to go back to the insightful, record-setting young goalie for another Pro Reads breakdown.

Greaves broke down his memorable NHL debut against the hometown Toronto Maple Leafs team he grew up cheering during our time with him in Montreal in the summer.


After making his Pro Reads debut with a 3-on-3 rush, Greaves broke down net play sequences in his next two entries and is facing a similar type of play from behind the net again this time.

“They went low-high so much this year,” Greaves said of the Maple Leafs.

As the puck is cycled down low behind the net from the right point to Joey Anderson (28), what information are you looking for as a goalie? Who is the most dangerous threat? Why?

Is Anderson a scoring threat or do you already know he is passing? Why or why not?

What do you make of Greaves holding his feet at this point?


Now watch the entire save sequence below and ask yourself the same questions:

Beyond the threat of Zach Aston-Reese (No. 12) coming off the wall towards the right dot, was it obvious why Greaves holds his feet on this play?

Does the handedness of the shooter matter? Why?


Now let’s hear from Greaves on what he saw on this play and how he managed it:

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